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Pauline Kiyoko Oda

Posted On February 19th, 2015 -

Feb. 17, 2015
Pauline Kiyoko Oda, 88, of Honolulu, retired owner of and hairstylist for Pauline’s Hairstyling, died. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by son J-Leslie; daughters Michele Oda, Valoree Cramer and Clarice Tom; and nine grandchildren. Visitation: 4 p.m. Wednesday at Oahu Cemetery Chapel. Services: 5 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Michael George Heick

Posted On February 19th, 2015 -

Feb. 14, 2015
Michael George Heick, 96, of Hilo, a retired athletic director for Birmingham Seaholm High School, a Western Golf and Country Club swimming coach, an Army first lieutenant who served during World War II and a recipient of the Soldier’s Medal, died at home. He was born in Pittsburgh. He is survived by sons Michael and Jim; daughters Renee and Susan Heick, and Carol Ris; companion Renee Verstraelen; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Services at a later date. No flowers. Donations suggested to Hospice of Hilo. Online condolences: homelanimemorialpark.com.

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Donald Oshiro

Posted On February 19th, 2015 -

Jan. 19, 2015
Donald Oshiro, 58, of Kaneohe, a retired Ito En merchandiser, died in Castle Medical Center. He was born in Naha, Okinawa, Japan. He is survived by mother Kathleen “Sumi,” brother Dennis and sisters Elaine “Rinky” Takahara and Jane Oshiro. Visitation: 3 p.m. Sunday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Casual attire. No flowers.

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Ellen Kahaunani Vasconcellos

Posted On February 18th, 2015 -

Feb. 3, 2015
Ellen Kahaunani Vasconcellos, 87, of Kaneohe, a retired Hawaiian Telcom criminal ticket investigator, died at home. She was born in Hilo. She is survived by sons William P. and Woodsworth L. “Woody” Kenison, and Graly K. Vasconcellos; daughter Dayna K. DeRamos; brothers Charles Hall and Randall Lau; sisters Blanche Onuma and Betty Benevides; 12 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Monday at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Kailua. Services: 10:45 a.m. Aloha attire. Lei welcome.

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Shari Naomi Afuso

Posted On February 18th, 2015 -

Feb. 6, 2015
Shari Naomi Afuso, 49, of Mililani, a courtroom manager for the U.S. District Court, will be remembered in services 3 p.m. Friday at Hosoi Garden Mortuary. She was born in Hono­lulu. She is survived by husband Mark T., son Christopher T., daughter Kerstyn T., father Roy S. Moriyama, mother Grace K. Moriyama and brother Miles K. Moriyama. Visitation: 2 p.m. at the mortuary. Casual attire. Incorrect informaton in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Sidnetta Roy Viduya

Posted On February 18th, 2015 -

Jan. 29, 2015
Sidnetta Roy Viduya, 69, of Las Vegas died in Las Vegas. She was born in Lanikai. She is survived by former husband Robert, son Robert M., daughters Anne Marie Jackson and Ruth Jimenez, sisters Hazel Norton and Virginia Waldron, and three grandchildren. Visitation: 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Cas­ual attire.

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Robert Leroy Donaldson Jr.

Posted On February 18th, 2015 -

Feb. 12, 2015
Robert Leroy Donaldson Jr., 75, of Oahu died at home. He was born in Pennsylvania. He is survived by wife Elizabeth B. and son Robert L. III. Services pending.

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Dorcas To Ka Yee

Posted On February 18th, 2015 -

Feb. 16, 2015
Dorcas To Ka Yee, 96, of Hono­lulu died. She was born in Hono­lulu. She is survived by sons Rick, Wendell and Wendrick; daughters Carolyn Okumura and Gwen Tanaka; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Visitation: 2:30 p.m. Sunday at First Chinese Church of Christ, 1054 S. King St. Services: 3:30 p.m. Private inurnment. Aloha attire. No flowers.

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Manuel Colon Elisary

Posted On February 18th, 2015 -

Jan. 21, 2015
Manuel Colon “Manny” Elisary, 98, of Honolulu, a retired Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard industrial engineer technician and a Navy veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Papaikou, Hawaii. He is survived by son Patrick M., daughter Mona V. Ling, brother Peter, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Friday at Mililani Downtown Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Committal services: 2 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Aloha attire. Flowers welcome.

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Tom S.C. Young

Posted On February 18th, 2015 -

Jan. 23, 2015
Tom S.C. Young, 93, of Honolulu, chief executive officer of Malolo Beverage and Supplies Ltd. and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Janice, son Sanford K.J., daughters Sharon Oshiro and Suzanne Young, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Burial: 2 p.m. Tuesday at the cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii. Online condolences: ha­waiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Incorrect information in an obituary published Tuesday.

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Torao Fujimoto

Posted On February 18th, 2015 -

Dec. 30, 2014
Torao Fujimoto, 100, of Hono­lulu, a retired trucking operator and owner of T. Fujimoto Tractor Service, died in Honolulu. He was born in Puunene, Maui. He is survived by daughter Judith A.C. Seto, brother Yukio, three grandchildren and a great-grandchild. Private services. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialpark­mortuary.com.

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Dolores D. Alibang Gignac

Posted On February 18th, 2015 -

Feb. 4, 2015
Dolores D. Alibang Gignac, 84, of Las Vegas, a clerk, died. She was born in Koloa, Kauai. She is survived by son Anthony C. Agao, daughter Elizabeth D. Sniffen, eight grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ka Hale Hoano o ke Akua Church, 1760 Nalani St. Services: 10 a.m. Aloha attire. No flowers. Additional information for an obituary published Saturday.

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Pauline Hualani Higashida

Posted On February 18th, 2015 -

Jan. 17, 2015
Pauline Hualani Higashida, 76, of Hilo, a retired emergency medical technician for Hilo Medical Center’s emergency room, died at home. She was born in Laupahoehoe, Hawaii. She is survived by brothers Thomas and Dennis, stepmother Sumiko and stepsister June Mercado. Private services.

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Alan Dwaine Ilac

Posted On February 18th, 2015 -

Feb. 14, 2015
Alan Dwaine “Al” Ilac, 59, of Waianae, a retired carpenter for Allied Pacific Construction, Nan Inc. and Ocean House Construction, died. He was born in Washington, D.C. He is survived by wife Julia Padello-Ilac; son Joshua Akiona; daughters Amber Avelaro, Danielle Huerta, Shara Padello-Querubin, Clelia Padello and Janelle Akiona; brothers Louis, Benjamin Jr., Robert and Richard; sisters Linda McKinley, Lucia-Ann Sebay and Paulette Caulk; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Celebration of life at noon Sunday at Pokai Bay Beach Park, Waianae, near the playground. Casual attire. Loose flowers or lei only. Online condolences: oahumortuary.com.

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Chiseko Betsuyaku Kamiya

Posted On February 18th, 2015 -

Jan. 29, 2015
Chiseko Betsuyaku Kamiya, 86, of Waianae, a homemaker, died in Waianae. She was born in Japan. She is survived by sister Kikuko Ikensako. Private services.

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Georgielyn K. Lucidarme

Posted On February 18th, 2015 -

Feb. 3, 2015
Georgielyn K. Lucidarme, also known as Georgie Keawe, 53, of Kapaa, Kauai, a homemaker, died in Wilcox Memorial Hospital. She was born on Kauai. She is survived by companion Guy Stauffacher, son Carlos Rojas, daughters Tialyn Keawe and Letticia Garcia-Rojas, stepson Marko Evans, stepdaughters Natasha Evans and Nicole Lucidarme, and 12 grandchildren. Visitation: 8 a.m. Saturday at Kapaa First Hawaiian Church. Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Paina to follow at 1273 Ulu St., Kapaa.

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Lorraine G. Nistal

Posted On February 18th, 2015 -

Jan. 12, 2015
Lorraine G. “Jenny” Nistal, 82, of Wahiawa died in Wahiawa. She was born in Hana, Maui. She is survived by sons Vernon F. Carson, Paul F. and James L. Villiarimo, and Michael J., Jeffrey C., Jerome T., Joseph J. and Thomas T.D. Nistal; daughters Rita M. Sanchez, Rosaline L. Donovan, Pauline C. Heath and Clarice C. Nistal; brother John A. Villiarimo; sister Elizabeth K. Villiarimo; 45 grandchildren; 72 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren. Visitation: 10 a.m. Saturday at Wahiawa Assembly of God, 1487 Glen Ave. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 2 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Casual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Myrna Bungcayao Ortal

Posted On February 18th, 2015 -

Jan. 19, 2015
Myrna Bungcayao Ortal, 56, of Honolulu, a former employee at Zippy’s in Honolulu, died in Aiea. She was born in Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Philippines. She is survived by husband Reynaldo P., daughter Tobie Ann Bungcayao-Ortal, brother Federico Bungcayao, sisters Adelina Baddo and Mercedes Clemente, and a grandchild. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, makai chapel. Services: 11 a.m. Burial: 12:30 p.m. at Mililani Memorial Park. Cas­ual attire. Flowers welcome.

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Jeffrey John Patrick Kelly Scida

Posted On February 18th, 2015 -

Jan. 26, 2015
Jeffrey John Patrick Kelly “Jeff” Scida, 35, of Kihei, Maui, died. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by his children’s mother, Nicole; sons Jaden S. and Talan J.; hanai son Lance J. Dias; mother Patricia Kelly; brothers Sheldon and Alan Morreira, and Kawika Franco; sister Regina Latu; grandfather Tim Kelly; grandmother Bonnie “Vovo”; and companion Kanani Pagay. Visitation: 9 a.m. Saturday at Ballard Family Mortuary. Services: 11 a.m. Cremation to follow. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Richard H. Sudheimer

Posted On February 18th, 2015 -

Dec. 9, 2014
Richard H. Sudheimer, 81, of Maui, an office manager at Trend Builders LLC in Kihei, Maui, and an Air Force veteran, died in Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born in Waconia, Minn. He is survived by sister-in-law Elizabeth Roulston and nephew Steven Aggergaard. Urn burial: 11 a.m. Friday at Makawao Veterans Cemetery. Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Donations suggested to Emmanuel Lutheran Church and School, or a charity. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.

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Masako Tanaka

Posted On February 18th, 2015 -

Feb. 9, 2015
Masako Tanaka, 65, of Hono­lulu died. She was born in Osaka, Japan. She is survived by mother Sueko and sister Setsuko Berg­strom. Private services.

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Rudy J. Teshima

Posted On February 18th, 2015 -

Jan. 27, 2015
Rudy J. Teshima, 59, of San Pedro, Calif., died. He was born in Japan. He is survived by mother Ethel S., formerly of Honolulu. Private services. Online condolences: fukuimortuary.com.

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William Y.H. Ling

Posted On February 17th, 2015 -

Feb. 3, 2015
William Y.H. Ling, 92, of Honolulu, an engineer division chief for the City and County of Honolulu Public Works and an Army sergeant who served in World War II, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Edna Y.H., son Ronald, daughters Cheryl Lee and Sheila Ling, and six grandchildren. Private services. Additional information for an obituary published Friday.

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Tom S.C. Young

Posted On February 17th, 2015 -

Jan. 23, 2015
Tom S.C. Young, 93, of Honolulu, chief executive officer of Malolo Beverage and Supplies Ltd. and an Army veteran, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Janice, son Sanford K.J., daughters Sharon Oshiro and Suzanne Young, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 3 p.m. Saturday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 4 p.m. Burial: 1 p.m. Feb. 24 at the cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to the National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com. Additional information for an obituary published Monday.

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Michael Louis Lum

Posted On February 17th, 2015 -

Feb. 2, 2015
Michael Louis Lum, 61, of Honolulu died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by sisters JoAnn Kaakua and Cecilia Lum. Private services. No flowers. Donations suggested to The Arc in Hawaii, 3989 Diamond Head Road, Honolulu, HI 96816.

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Teruko Morita

Posted On February 17th, 2015 -

Jan. 21, 2015
Teruko Morita, 87, of Honolulu, a homemaker, died in Honolulu. She was born in Honolulu. She is survived by daughters Jayne Naganuma, Kathy Fujikawa, Patsy Tsue and Susan Okawa; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Private services. Online condolences: borthwickoahu.com.

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Robert Kalei Naki

Posted On February 17th, 2015 -

Jan. 21, 2015
Robert Kalei Naki, also known as “Bobby” and “Tutu Man,” 82, of Kaneohe, an Army veteran and retired air conditioning/refrigeration mechanic for the Department of Defense, died in Honolulu. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by wife Jeannette K.N.; sons Randall, Curtis and Merlin; daughters Jocelyn Naki and Lori Mossman; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. Monday at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary. Services: 10:30 a.m. Burial: 1 p.m. at Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery, Kaneohe. Online condolences: hawaiianmemorialparkmortuary.com.

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Rosabel Emiko Nobu

Posted On February 17th, 2015 -

Jan. 5, 2015
Rosabel Emiko Nobu, 95, of Honolulu, a retired Duty Free Shoppers saleswoman, died in Hale Kuike. She was born in Waianae. She is survived by son Andy M., daughters Jeanne M. Ogimoto and Pauline E. Yoshida, brother Walter S. Hirae, sister Jane T. Ogata, seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Private services. No monetary offerings.

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Tsutomu Ogawa

Posted On February 17th, 2015 -

Feb. 3, 2015
Tsutomu Ogawa, 91, of Honolulu, an Army veteran who served in the Korean War, and a mason, died in the Queen’s Medical Center. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by son Jimmy Ogawa, daughter Ailene Inouye and sister Hanako Ogawa. Private services.

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Jonathan Francis Aquino Queja

Posted On February 17th, 2015 -

Jan. 8, 2015
Jonathan Francis Aquino “Jon” Queja, 37, of Pearl City died in Kahuku. He was born in Honolulu. He is survived by parents Irineo and Arsenia, and brothers William, Randall and Nelson. Visitation: 6 p.m. Saturday at Mililani Mortuary-Waipio, mauka chapel. Services: 6:30 p.m. Casual attire.

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